- FOX posted these top John Morrison moments from Friday's SmackDown episode from Greensboro, NC. As noted, Friday's episode saw Morrison wrestle his first WWE match in more than 8 years. He defeated SmackDown Tag Team Champion Big E in singles action.
- WWE filed to trademark the following names on Tuesday, January 14: Trish Stratus, Epico, Ever-Rise, Chase Parker, Matt Martel.
Ever-Rise is the new tag team name used for the former 3.0, made up of Martel and Parker. They previously used the ring names Shane Matthews and Scott Parker.
The following trademark use descriptions were provided to the USPTO (United States Patent & Trademark Office) with these filings:
"Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment information; fan club services, namely, organizing sporting events in the field of wrestling for wrestling fan club members; organizing social entertainment events for entertainment purposes for wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the fields of sports entertainment; online journals, namely, blogs, in the field of sports entertainment"
- WWE Chairman Vince McMahon took to Twitter today and called Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. his hero, which he has done in other MLK Day tweets over the years. You can see Vince's full tweet below, which includes the MLK Day video tribute that will air on tonight's RAW, featuring the "Preach" single from John Legend:
My hero. pic.twitter.com/X4ZxhZ2w8P— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) January 20, 2020